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Grateful Dead Live at New Haven Coliseum on 1977-05-05

Set 1

The Promised Land
Mama Tried ->
El Paso
Tennessee Jed
Looks Like Rain
Lazy Lightnin' ->
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2

Estimated Prophet
Scarlet Begonias ->
Fire On The Mountain ->
Good Lovin'
Saint Stephen ->
Sugar Magnolia

Johnny B. Goode

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue New Haven Coliseum
Location New Haven, CT

Source master reels > dat
Lineage tascam dap1 > zefiro za2 > soundforge >cdwave > shn
Transferred by Troy Wallwork


*other transfers of this show do exist, and are tracked differently.
*known errors:
drops gd1977-05-05d1t05 1:02 -> 1:08 and 6:00->6:10
*please email with other errors.
-Troy Wallwork


Reviewer: ralberty - - May 4, 2014
Subject: Back Then
Amazing the decisions one makes .. like deciding to wait for show in Boston and not going to New Haven... Missed my Scarlet/Fire... bummah'
Reviewer: jjk8995 - - May 5, 2011
Subject: Just like yesterday
I was there; the show makes my top 10 all time, from Tennesse on was a circus; the St Stephen breathes life and if Bob didn't cut Sugar a little short I'd still be in my seat....I never saw so many colors....there's a lot of ink on the next three nights but you have to include 5/5 and 5/11 to get one of the best weeks of the GD experience......

mterrific, send me your address ( and I'll get you a copy
Reviewer: mrteriffic - - April 18, 2011
Subject: Love it!
Does any body know how I go about getting a copy?
Reviewer: CosmicGeordie - - February 16, 2011
Subject: One of the best mixes on this site
A mother of a Betty-Board and five for the mix alone...and it's ever clear that the roll had begun well before Cornell.

None have mentioned yet, but the Stephen on this night is a playful journey all it's own for 11 minutes or so before slipping into a romping Sugar Mag. I'm not aware of another night when they focused on it like this as one complete "movement" before...moving on. Pretty cool.

Oh the joy to be found in both sets, and adds fuel to the debate regarding the best of the band's eras and highpoints. I'm torn...again
Reviewer: gratedude69 - - May 7, 2010
Subject: nice
nice scarlet there and one of my favorite fire outros, good show overall
Reviewer: myhungryhippo - - May 6, 2010
Subject: Sugar Magnolia
i can dig

Reviewer: BilHam - - January 2, 2009
Subject: Dropouts
I noticed a few dropouts during Tennessee Jed and Deal, that are not in the other Archives version.
Reviewer: pjnchz - - October 31, 2008
Subject: A favorite!
By far, the best performance of Looks Like Rain I can find anywhere! Jerry choice of notes and phrasing during the guitar solo is perfect! Phil's bass line is incredibly melodic and flowing. Grateful Dead at their best. Audio quality is excellent. I'd love to know if video of this show exists???
Reviewer: serpentbox - - July 3, 2008
Subject: Suhweet...
This show is tits from start to finish. The sound is great and the song selection is right up this head's alley. For some reason I am really into Music Never Stopped lately (you know hos it is, you cyle through faves) and this version gets my blood pumping and my feet stomping. Well worth the download, um, er, listen... ; )
Reviewer: northstar dead - - March 20, 2008
Subject: It's all gravy
From the opening different feel of Promised meandering into a sweet Sugaree and the rest of the long, laid back, but tight first set; this show rocks.
The Bertha, Estimated Scarlet>Fire Good Lovin second set opener just gels into bliss.

Take a top quality recording mix it into May 77' and roll it out of New Haven. Ah!
Reviewer: smgarcia - - March 20, 2008
Subject: So far so good
First, the sound quality is very, very good. About an 8 or 9 out of 10. I think the gain is a little low but that can be fixed by jacking up the volume!

I've only listened to a few songs so far, and I just finished The Music Never Stops. A few mistakes at the very beginning but an exciting version of it. It gets you pumped up! I also listened to Lazy Lightnin' > Supplication and that too is a better than average version. But I can't give it a glowing review.

I'm listening to the rest of the show but in the meantime I'm submitting this so I can be the first poster. :) I'll add more later when I've finished listening to the concert.
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